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10:17 am
Mon December 6, 2010

Group worries about wolf legislation

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10:12 am
Mon December 6, 2010

Laramie boy will play at the Kennedy Center

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10:07 am
Mon December 6, 2010

A Cheyenne lawmaker defends Legislative group

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7:44 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

Debt Summit Scheduled

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7:42 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

Focus Group Assesses Child Care

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LARAMIE, wyo – The results of a series of focus groups in Laramie County show that cost is the biggest problem when it comes to receiving and providing local child care. Parents also say they saw a lack of child care options and noted the challenges of communication between parents and child care providers as significant obstacles. United Way of Laramie County funded the focus groups. Rod Hottle is the organization's program coordinator.

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7:41 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

Gov's office: Problems likely with drilling plan

CHEYENNE, wyo – Gov. Dave Freudenthal's office says it has significant concerns after taking an advance look at a draft plan to allow 136 gas wells in the Wyoming Range.

Deputy Chief of Staff Ryan Lance says the governor's office wants Houston-based Plains Exploration and Production Co. to agree to a "very high bar" before drilling.

The project would be the first drilling within the boundaries set by the Wyoming Range Legacy Act since President Obama signed it into law last year.

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7:40 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

Group files appeal in anticline lawsuit

JACKSON, wyo – A conservation group has filed an appeal in its lawsuit over wildlife in the Pinedale Anticline gas field.

The appeal filed by the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership follows a recent report showing a significant decline in mule deer numbers on the anticline.

A court in 2008 ruled against the group. That decision allowed plans to expand the Pinedale Anticline gas field to move ahead.

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5:54 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

Republican victories in election benefit Wyoming

Wyoming – Experts say the recent midterm elections could have a significant impact on Wyoming despite the state's Congressional delegation remaining exactly the same. Manuel Quinones explains from Washington.

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5:52 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

Debt Commission is coming to Cheyenne

5:50 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

UW professor has a new book coming out on a neglected topic

Wyoming – The University of Wyoming's Department of Economics and Finance continues to be recognized as one of the best in the country. One of the professors in the Department, Ed Barbier, focuses on the economics of the environment and resources. Barbier has written a new book called "Scarcity and Frontiers: How Economies Have Evolved Through Natural Resource Exploitation." The book is primarily a historical analysis of that topic. Ed Barbier joins Renny MacKay to talk about the book

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